The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.10% 1.92% 3.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.63% 9.89% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 42
Median salary £34,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
215 283 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.10% 19.42% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 182 239 249
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 35 (59.32%) XML
1 35 (59.32%) Degree
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
4 29 (49.15%) C++
4 29 (49.15%) HTML
4 29 (49.15%) Mathematics
4 29 (49.15%) Software Engineering
5 27 (45.76%) SQL
6 25 (42.37%) .NET
7 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
8 21 (35.59%) C
9 20 (33.90%) CSS
9 20 (33.90%) Algorithms
10 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.51%) jQuery
11 18 (30.51%) CSS3
12 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
13 16 (27.12%) XSLT
13 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (25.42%) Java
14 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
14 15 (25.42%) HTML5
14 15 (25.42%) Web Development
14 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (23.73%) TDD
15 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (23.73%) MFC
15 14 (23.73%) STL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 5 (8.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.47%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.47%) WordPress
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.47%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Subversion
2 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.17%) NUnit
2 6 (10.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Marketing
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Software Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Web Developer
4 12 (20.34%) C# Developer
5 11 (18.64%) C# Web Developer
5 11 (18.64%) HTML Developer
6 9 (15.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (13.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) Graduate
9 6 (10.17%) Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Computer Scientist
9 6 (10.17%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Web Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) XML
2 29 (49.15%) HTML
3 25 (42.37%) .NET
4 20 (33.90%) CSS
5 18 (30.51%) CSS3
5 18 (30.51%) jQuery
6 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.12%) XSLT
8 15 (25.42%) HTML5
9 14 (23.73%) MFC
9 14 (23.73%) STL
10 12 (20.34%) OpenGL
11 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (15.25%) Web Services
12 6 (10.17%) JDBC
12 6 (10.17%) JSP
12 6 (10.17%) SOAP
13 3 (5.08%) Ajax
13 3 (5.08%) JSON
13 3 (5.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (49.15%) Mathematics
2 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
3 20 (33.90%) Algorithms
4 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (13.56%) Physics
6 6 (10.17%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
1 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Web Development
3 14 (23.73%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) Computer Vision
4 12 (20.34%) MVC
4 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
4 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
5 10 (16.95%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) CAD
6 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps
8 6 (10.17%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Time Management
8 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (10.17%) Web Operations
9 5 (8.47%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 29 (49.15%) C++
3 27 (45.76%) SQL
4 21 (35.59%) C
5 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.42%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) Perl
8 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.47%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Riverbed
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Nintex
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